University of Cape Town

Events Management online short course

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Receive a certificate of completion upon successfully completing the course.

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Course overview:

Consumers are currently living, working and spending during what’s being referred to as the experience economy. Above all else consumers are looking for experiences and as such, more and more businesses and brands are turning to events as a way of offering these experiences.

This highly practical 10-week short course offers a solid grounding in all of the key concepts, principles and processes needed for you to successfully design, plan, market and manage events of all sizes. Whether for the planning of a wedding, art exhibition, conference, corporate function, sporting event or brand activation, the industry requires professionals trained in this area more than ever before.

What you will learn?
Orientation module Welcome to your Virtual Learning Environment
Module 1 Introduction to events management
Module 2 Event role players
Module 3 Bidding and securing an event
Module 4 Event organisation and project management
Module 5 Event operations and logistics
Module 6 Event design and decor
Module 7 Financial management
Module 8 Risk management
Module 9 Sustainability of events and event greening
Module 10 Event marketing and sponsorship
Course at a glance
Course starts: 6 June 2016
Registrations close: 31 May 2016
Course fees: R12,500
Course starts: 4 July 2016
Course fees: R12,500

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